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Fred Peters
Attorney at Law

Kentucky's Top DUI Defense Attorney


"I can keep you driving legally no matter how many DUIs you may have had with Kentucky's new interlock law."



Criminal Law

All Federal and State Felony and  Misdemeanor Charges. Specializing in DUI Defense.

Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

Car Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Slip and Fall, and all other serious personal injuries.

Estate & Probate Law

Wills, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Health Care Surrogates, Probate and Guardianship Matters of all sorts.

Traffic Tickets & Drivers License Issues

All tickets and suspension issues, including out of state tickets. Do NOT plead guilty before giving Fred a call, as any ticket can affect your insurance and points.

Real Estate & Corporate Work

Experience in investment property advice and transactions.

Other Matters

Fred's abilities are certainly not limited to the items on this list, so be sure to contact him about all of your legal matters.


Born and raised in Lexington, Fred graduated from Transylvania University in 1977 where he was a 3-year lettermen for the tennis team. Graduated from University of Kentucky College of Law in 1980 and passed the Kentucky Bar Exam in the same year. Sat for and passed the Florida Bar Exam in 1982. From 1980 to 1987 he was Staff Attorney for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, working for the Honorable James F. Cook, United States Magistrate Judge.

From 1987 to 1990, worked as an associate for the law firm of McCoy, Baker, and Newcomer, where he was the lead attorney in the infamous Kentucky Basketball Recruiting Scandal of Dwane Casey v. Emery Air Freight. From 1990 to current date, he has had his own personal law practice, with numerous different associates. Fred is licensed to practice in all courts in Kentucky and Florida, all federal courts in Kentucky, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, as well as the United States Supreme Court.

Fred has argued numerous published cases in front of the Kentucky Supreme Court, establishing new case law in the areas of DUI prosecutions. Fred has also had a published opinion by the Kentucky Supreme Court regarding searches of fraternity and sorority houses by police.

Fred has had the precedent setting case of the measure of damages in personal injury cases involving the issue of calculation of damages where the insurance company/medicare is allowed a substantial discount on medical bills.

Consistently a Top Rated Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell in both Ethical and Legal Abilities.


Licensed in Kentucky & Florida



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Fred's Office


226 East High Street Lexington, Kentucky 40507

Office:  859-255-7857

Fax:  859-254-0767

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